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SB 4/CI (BR 331) - D. Kelly, E. Worley, W. Blevins Jr., D. Boswell, T. Buford, P. Clark, J. Denton, D. Harper Angel, R. Jones II, G. Neal, J. Rhoads, K. Stein, J. Turner

     AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments and declaring an emergency.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 196 to require the Department of Corrections to develop an intensive secured substance abuse recovery program for substance abusers seeking or utilizing pretrial diversion in certain circumstances; amend KRS 431.515 to conform; create a new section of KRS 431.510 to 431.550 to require pretrial screening of felony substance abuse offenders and allow testing and treatment as a condition of pretrial release; create a new section of KRS 533.250 to 533.260 to require felony substance abuse offenders to demonstrate suitable participation in and compliance with substance abuse treatment or recovery before being eligible for pretrial diversion; amend KRS 533.250 to allow referral of certain persons on pretrial diversion to the secured recovery program; amend KRS 532.120 to allow credit for time served in the secure treatment facility or a residential treatment facility; EMERGENCY.


     HCS/CI - Amend to include additional due process guarantees prior to entry into secure treatment, to require that qualifying substance abuse be recent and relevant, to allow a defendant to offer additional assessment information, and to allow a court to grant full or partial credit for time served if a person leaves a treatment program with good cause.

     HFA (1/FN/P, T. Burch) - Attach provisions of HB 490 HCS.

     HFA (2/FN/P, T. Burch) - Attach the provisions of HB 490 HCS.

     HFA (3, T. Riner) - Amend to specify that substance abuse treatment may be obtained from a secular or a faith-based program.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in Senate
     Jan 7-to Judiciary (S)
     Jan 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 9-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 4-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 5, 2009
     Feb 5-3rd reading, passed 35-0
     Feb 6-received in House
     Feb 11-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 2-posted in committee
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2) filed to the bill; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 6, 2009
     Mar 10-floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 11-3rd reading; floor amendment (2) defeated ; passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (3) ; received in Senate
     Mar 12-posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute, floor amendment (3) ; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute, floor amendment (3) ; passed 38-0
     Mar 13-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 24-signed by Governor (Act ch. 96)

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